Bushy Beard Grass

Andropogon glomeratus



Another member of the Poaceae family reaching up to five feet in height. Grows in peaty, sandy swamps. The head clusters are yellowish and dry with flowers blooming in late summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Bushy Bluestem, Brushy Bluestem
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late August to late September
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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